Saturday, August 18, 2007

A Thrust too Far

The middle aged man shifted uncomfortably in his seat whilst summoning the courage to say why he had booked the appointment.

‘It’s a little embarrassing, doctor.’

I encouraged him to continue.

‘Well, I have this problem with reaching orgasm. It takes so long to get there -although my wife thinks it’s wonderful.’

‘So, why is it a problem?’ I asked, slightly puzzled. 'I know many men would be pleased to have such powers of control.'

The reply left me speechless.

‘I know, Doc. It's just that two hours is a long time to go without a cigarette.'

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